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Jacobs Tech Lead in Alexandria, Virginia

Critical Mission Solutions

Challenging Today. Reinventing Tomorrow.

We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed –today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:

Java Developer with experience in developing J2EE applications using REST/JSON, Spring, SpringBoot, J2EE. Designs, develops, and implements web-based Java applications to support business requirements. Drives technical excellence and modernization towards target architectures. Provides leadership and influence to team and client to innovate and evolve architectures. Provides mentorship to team of developers. Collaborates across the program to implement best practices, standardize design patterns, all in line with the client's larger goals. Follows approved Agile life cycle methodologies, creates design documentation & performs program coding. Resolves technical issues through debugging, research, and investigation.

Here’s What You’ll Need:


• 8+ years of experience required. Commensurate education for experience

• Strong knowledge and project experience in Java Technologies like J2EE, JSP, Servlets, JDBC, Spring, Springboot, JPA, Web Services (REST)

• Experience designing and implementing automated unit and functional testing

• Experience performing design and code reviews

• Experience with modern JavaScript MVC frameworks such as, and Ember, React, Angular,

• Experience with HTML, CSS, (Bootstrap)

• Experience with Databases including design and query performance

• Knowledge of DevSecOps using Jenkins, GIT, Maven, Containers, Helm, Kubernetes, AWS

• Ability to mentor and manage developers

• Possession of excellent communication and teamwork skills


• Experience with production support, application monitoring, and issue resolution (Site Reliability Engineering)

• Experience working with in an Agile development environment

• Experience with JIRA and Confluence

• Experience with performance tools, and hands-on debugging skills on any preferred IDE

Physical Requirements:

Most work will be done at a desk or computer.

Work Environment:

General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.

Equipment & Machines:

General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.

Attendance :

Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.

Other Essential Functions:

Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed. Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check. Must be a US citizen.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a drug-free workplace.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.